Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

County Seat - Port Townsend, WA - Dave Stanko, Sheriff

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DEPUTY SHERIFF (Lateral/Entry)

The Jefferson County Sheriff Office is currently establishing an eligibility list for the position of Entry level / Lateral Deputy Sheriff with one opening expected in January 2016. Salary Range: $4181(Entry/Academy) to $6024 per month. Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, vacation, sick leave, and take home vehicle. Written/physical test to be completed at Public Safety Testing (publicsafetytesting.com). Physical test not required for lateral applicants. For further information regarding qualifications please contact Julie Shannon at Jefferson County Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or email to jshannon@co.jefferson.wa.us.


Entry Level minimum Qualifications:  Must be 21 years of age, US citizen, possess a High School Diploma/GED, Possess a VALID Washington drivers license, Ability to read/write/speak English, No felony convictions, No misdemeanor domestic violence convictions.  You must successfully pass all testing and examinations which measure ability to perform essential job functions. These tests may include but are not limited to physical agility, oral, skill, polygraph, psychological, medical, and background investigation.      

Lateral minimum Qualifications: Must have at least two years of law enforcement experience as a full time police officer with a recognized law enforcement agency and have been employed within the last 12 months. Must be a graduate of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Academy**, certified as eligible to hold a police commission in the State of Washington, or must be able to meet Washington State Equivalency requirements** within six months of hire.

**Lateral applicants from other states may be eligible to attend the WACJTC 80 hour equivalency academy if they possess a current peace officer certificate in another state at date of hire.   


CORRECTIONS DEPUTY

The Jefferson County Jail is continuously recruiting for the position of Corrections Deputy.  Test scores are used to establish an eligibility list with positions being filled as needed.  Salary Range: $3,260 to $4,240 per month.  Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, vacation, sick leave, and comp time.  Written/physical test to be completed at Public Safety Testing (publicsafetytesting.com).  Must be 21 years of age, US citizen, possess a High School Diploma/GED, Possess a VALID Washington drivers license, Ability to read/write/speak English, No felony convictions, No misdemeanor domestic violence convictions.  You must successfully pass all testing and examinations which measure ability to perform essential job functions. These tests may include but are not limited to physical agility, oral, skill, polygraph, psychological, medical, and background investigation.     

Testing for Lateral/Entry Deputy